26 Feb 2016

Dangerous man on the run in Nelson

10:27 am on 26 February 2016

A man who escaped custody this morning is dangerous and should not be approached, Nelson police say.

Kawana Ihaka

Kawana Ihaka Photo: NZ Police

Ihaka Kawana, 22, was last seen heading towards Queens Gardens near Nelson's city centre.

Mr Kawana is described as 176 centimetres tall and wearing a brown T-shirt and black jeans.

Anyone who has seen him was asked to call 111 immediately.